Related Program: Idaho Matters Gene Nora Jessen Recalls Astronaut Testing By Richard Copeland • Jun 13, 2018 Related Program: Idaho Matters ShareTweetEmail View Slideshow 1 of 5 Photo taken in 1995 of 7 of the Mercury 13 team. From left: Gene Nora Jessen, Wally Funk, Jerrie Cobb, Jerri Truhill, Sarah Rutley, Myrtle Cagle and Bernice Steadman. NASA View Slideshow 2 of 5 A member of the First Lady Astronaut Trainees (FLATs), or as later dubbed "Mercury 13," aviator Jerrie Cobb poses next to a Mercury spacecraft. NASA View Slideshow 3 of 5 Gene Nora Stumbough Jessen View Slideshow 4 of 5 Jerrie Cobb in testing. View Slideshow 5 of 5 Mercury 13 team members Courtesy of Netflix Listen Listening... / 9:23 Gene Nora Jessen talks about her time as a "Mercury 13" team member on Idaho Matters on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Tags: gene nora jessenmercury 13NASAspace racenetflixShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.